RPC I, 2336A

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2336A
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Lesbus
City Eresus
Reign Uncertain
Issue Nero?
Obverse inscription ΣΑΦΦΩ
Obverse design Sappho seated l. holding plectrum in her r. hand, l. arm resting on lyre
Reverse inscription ΕΡΕΣΙ
Reverse design herm of Hermes wearing petasus on base standing facing, head l., holding caduceus and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 2.16 g
Axis 11
Reference I-B, MG 278/247
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)
Note Attributed to the Antonine period, but considered here from the 1st century AD, because of the fabric and the form of the sigma
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 83
2     B Pfau 1770 ( = I-B, MG 278/247)
3     ✸ B: 1895/732
4     V: GR 16907